Opinions & Features September 11, 2019 at 11:38 am

These romantic wedding photos of African leaders will make you fall in love again

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

Novieku Babatunde Adeola September 11, 2019 at 11:38 am

September 11, 2019 at 11:38 am | Opinions & Features

Nnamdi Azikiwe and Flora wedding
Nnamdi Azikiwe and Flora get married in 1936_Photo: Legit

Nnamdi Azikiwe and Flora Azikiwe

The first president of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe, married his wife Flora Ogboegbunam in 1936. Flora, born in Onitsha to Chief Ogoegbunam, met Azikiwe in 1934, and the two were married two years later.

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Nnamdi Azikiwe and Flora after their wedding in 1936_Photo: Aniomawatchblog
Nnamdi Azikiwe and Flora Azikiwe at a child’s christening April 1961_Photo: Joliba

Flora sadly died on August 1983 and Nnamdi died in 1996. The marriage produced four children – three sons and one daughter.

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